Day Tour to uninhabited Island from San Cristóbal Kicker Rock (León do

San Cristóbal, Ecuador

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Day Tour to uninhabited Island from San Cristóbal Kicker Rock (León do
San Cristóbal, Ecuador

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About this trip

 In the middle of the sea northwest of Baquerizo Moreno Port, capital of the Island San Cristobal, we find this ancient and eroded volcanic tuff rock. Kicker Rock is formed by two rocks of approximately 148 m high, named in Spanish “Leon Dormido” for its resemblance to a sleeping lion. In the middle of the rocks, it forms an exceptional waterway to swim, practice snorkeling, and watch animals such as masked boobies, frigates, pelicans, and sea lions. In the sea there are hammerhead sharks, sea turtles, eagle rays and many tropical fish.

You will sail in a small boat for approx. 40 minutes, towards the formation of lava in the middle of the sea. First you will go around the rock formation to observe different species of birds that use this rock as a resting place to nest. Then, from the boat you can jump from to snorkel in the channel between the rock formation. Be careful, since the currents could be strong, and you will be in open water without being able to see the bottom of the sea. Here you can spot different species of sharks (sometimes even hammerhead sharks!), Turtles, rays and more.

In certain seasons you will find jellyfish that can sting, although you will be provided with an isothermal suit on these occasions. After snorkeling, you will continue to Manglecito or a similar beach. This white coral beach offers the opportunity to walk around and bathe in the surface waters before returning to Baquerizo Moreno Port. You will have a lunch aboard. The sequence of the itinerary could be turned around due to Galapagos National Park regulations.

Group – Minimum 2 passengers

What’s included

  • Activities
    Activities as described in day tour (depends of the destination)
  • Bilingual guide
  • Lunch
  • Snorkeling equipment
  • Transport
  • Tips & Personal expenses

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Reviews

We had a wonderful time, even though my boyfriend got sick on the bus ride (motion sickness). The guides and driver were very friendly and helpful. The trip up to the top was tougher than we anticipated, but with the expertise of Claudia and the rest of the team we arrived in good shape at the top. Luckily the snow started to melt when we arrived, so we could see all the nice colors and we also got to visit The Red Valley. I would definitely recommend this trip to everyone who is in a good physical shape. We had a great time.
We had a wonderfull trip and a great guide.
The Client seems like they had a lovely time. The Initial booking and itinerary suggestions from Agostina and team were very professional & Helpful. Super efficient!

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